Agr International has appointed William (Bill) Slusser to the position of Director of Research at American Glass Research.

Under this new title, in a role he has already adopted, Bill will work to grow the business and expand the international reach of the American Glass Research division.

Bill’s has worked for 17 years at American Glass Research. He recently lead the growth of the division through the expansion of portfolio services, the targeting of geographic development and the introduction of educational seminars, now offered more often, and in more places around the world.

In addition to his strategic and management responsibilities, Bill also maintains his technical expertise in fracture diagnosis, performance testing and bottle design analysis through everyday testing and consulting projects and as a Master-Level Seminar Instructor, having presented more than 200 times in 20 countries.

“His greatest strength has been his willingness to pursue a vision, and his drive to successfully manage the reshaping of American Glass Research for the modern era. This new position will give Bill greater means to continue this work,” said Henry Dimmick, CEO of Agr International.